infant equipment

Summary

Summary: Equipment and furniture used by infants and babies in the home, car, and play area.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Car seat challenges: where are we in implementation of these programs?
    Linda E Williams
    Methodist Healthcare System, San Antonio, Tex 78229, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 17:158-63. 2003
  2. ncbi The feasibility and effectiveness of pram walking groups for postpartum women in western Sydney
    Natalie Watson
    Area Health Promotion, Western Sydney Area Health Service, New South Wales
    Health Promot J Austr 16:93-9. 2005
  3. ncbi Pramwalking as postnatal exercise and support: an evaluation of the Stroll Your Way To Well-Being program and supporting resources in terms of individual participation rates and community group formation
    J Currie
    School of Human Movement Australian Catholic University, 40 Edward St, North Sydney, NSW 2060
    Aust J Midwifery 14:21-5. 2001
  4. ncbi Simple car seat insert to prevent upper airway narrowing in preterm infants: a pilot study
    Shirley L Tonkin
    New Zealand Cot Death Association, Auckland, New Zealand
    Pediatrics 112:907-13. 2003
  5. pmc Optimal restraint reduces the risk of abdominal injury in children involved in motor vehicle crashes
    Michael L Nance
    Department of Surgery, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Ann Surg 239:127-31. 2004
  6. pmc Restraint use among northwest American Indian children traveling in motor vehicles
    Jodi A Lapidus
    Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Division of Biostatistics, Center for Healthy Communities, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland 97239, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1982-8. 2005
  7. ncbi Pediatric restraint use is associated with reduced transports by emergency medical services providers after motor vehicle crashes
    A Chantal Caviness
    Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Baylor Injury Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 2399, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 7:448-52. 2003
  8. pmc Racial differences in child safety restraint use in Tennessee
    V L Gunn
    Department of Pediatrics, Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 2504, USA
    Inj Prev 11:340-2. 2005
  9. ncbi Airbag deployment and improperly restrained children: a lethal combination
    Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa
    Department of Neurological Surgery, San Francisco Injury Center, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Trauma 59:729-33. 2005
  10. ncbi Improving awareness and use of booster seats in Head Start families
    Sarah E Pierce
    University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, USA
    WMJ 104:46-51. 2005

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  1. ncbi Car seat challenges: where are we in implementation of these programs?
    Linda E Williams
    Methodist Healthcare System, San Antonio, Tex 78229, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 17:158-63. 2003
    ..Although most programs monitored the same criteria, there were variations in length of testing, which infants were tested, and recommendations for the infants who failed the testing...
  2. ncbi The feasibility and effectiveness of pram walking groups for postpartum women in western Sydney
    Natalie Watson
    Area Health Promotion, Western Sydney Area Health Service, New South Wales
    Health Promot J Austr 16:93-9. 2005
    ..We provided postpartum women living in western Sydney with the opportunity to participate in weekly pram walking groups and evaluated the effect of the intervention on self-reported physical activity, mental health and social indicators...
  3. ncbi Pramwalking as postnatal exercise and support: an evaluation of the Stroll Your Way To Well-Being program and supporting resources in terms of individual participation rates and community group formation
    J Currie
    School of Human Movement Australian Catholic University, 40 Edward St, North Sydney, NSW 2060
    Aust J Midwifery 14:21-5. 2001
    ..Future studies need to focus on the prevention and treatment of postnatal depression through exercise...
  4. ncbi Simple car seat insert to prevent upper airway narrowing in preterm infants: a pilot study
    Shirley L Tonkin
    New Zealand Cot Death Association, Auckland, New Zealand
    Pediatrics 112:907-13. 2003
    ....
  5. pmc Optimal restraint reduces the risk of abdominal injury in children involved in motor vehicle crashes
    Michael L Nance
    Department of Surgery, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Ann Surg 239:127-31. 2004
    ..While optimal restraint has been shown to reduce the risk of injuries overall, its effect on specific types of injuries, in particular abdominal injuries, has not been demonstrated...
  6. pmc Restraint use among northwest American Indian children traveling in motor vehicles
    Jodi A Lapidus
    Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Division of Biostatistics, Center for Healthy Communities, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland 97239, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1982-8. 2005
    ..e., age and weight appropriate) passenger restraint systems...
  7. ncbi Pediatric restraint use is associated with reduced transports by emergency medical services providers after motor vehicle crashes
    A Chantal Caviness
    Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Baylor Injury Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 2399, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 7:448-52. 2003
    ..To determine the association between pediatric restraint use during motor vehicle crashes and patient transports by emergency medical services (EMS) providers...
  8. pmc Racial differences in child safety restraint use in Tennessee
    V L Gunn
    Department of Pediatrics, Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 2504, USA
    Inj Prev 11:340-2. 2005
    ..To evaluate the appropriate use of child safety restraints (CSR) in black and white children...
  9. ncbi Airbag deployment and improperly restrained children: a lethal combination
    Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa
    Department of Neurological Surgery, San Francisco Injury Center, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Trauma 59:729-33. 2005
    ..We also reviewed the relevant literature and provide information useful for caregivers and health care professionals in hopes of reducing future injuries...
  10. ncbi Improving awareness and use of booster seats in Head Start families
    Sarah E Pierce
    University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, USA
    WMJ 104:46-51. 2005
    ..To determine the knowledge level of Head Start providers, parents, and students about booster seats and to directly observe booster seat use before and after a combined educational program and booster seat giveaway...
  11. pmc Are restrained children under 15 years of age in cars as effectively protected as adults?
    E Javouhey
    Epidemiological Research and Surveillance Unit in Transport, Occupation and Environment, French National Institute for Transport and Safety Research, University Claude Bernard Lyon 1, Bron, France
    Arch Dis Child 91:304-8. 2006
    ..To compare the injury distribution between children and adults, injured as restrained car passengers...
  12. ncbi Parental knowledge on car safety for children: an Israeli survey
    Michal Hemmo-Lotem
    Beterem, National Center for Child Safety and Health, Petach, Tiqva, Israel
    ScientificWorldJournal 6:30-4. 2006
    ..This study should alert planners and policy makers to the need of implementation of educational prevention programs for the Israeli public of parents concerning car safety for children in order to reduce childhood injury...
  13. pmc Factors leading to crash fatalities to children in child restraints
    Christopher P Sherwood
    Center for Applied Biomechanics, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
    Annu Proc Assoc Adv Automot Med 47:343-59. 2003
    ..Forty percent of all of the crashes were side impacts, and in all fatal side impact crashes there was intrusion at the child's seating position...
  14. ncbi Booster seats: protecting the forgotten child
    Paula J Yuma
    Children s Medical Center Dallas, 1935 Motor St, Dallas, TX 75235, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 20:137-40. 2006
  15. ncbi Field use patterns and performance of child restraints secured by lower anchors and tethers for children (LATCH)
    Kristy B Arbogast
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 39:530-5. 2007
    ..This subset of cases demonstrates that consumers are using the LATCH technology, at times with significant misuse and that significant injury still may occur, despite use of LATCH...
  16. ncbi Belt-positioning booster seats and reduction in risk of injury among children in vehicle crashes
    Dennis R Durbin
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, and the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    JAMA 289:2835-40. 2003
    ..Lack of booster seat effectiveness data may be a barrier to passage of stronger child restraint laws...
  17. pmc Increases in booster seat use among children of low income families and variation with age
    R Apsler
    Rhode Island Hospital Injury Prevention Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Inj Prev 9:322-5. 2003
    ..To increase booster seat use among low income parents...
  18. pmc Examining child restraint use and barriers to their use: lessons from a pilot study
    J C Simpson
    Injury Prevention Research Unit, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Inj Prev 9:326-31. 2003
    ..To determine the suitability of four research methods to measure the rate of child restraint device (CRD) use and incorrect use in New Zealand and obtain data on barriers to CRD use...
  19. ncbi Analysis of booster seat and seat belt use: how many Wisconsin childhood deaths and hospitalizations could have been prevented in 1998--2002?
    Timothy E Corden
    University of Wisconsin, Department of Pediatrics, Madison, WI 53792 4116, USA
    WMJ 104:42-5. 2005
    ..5 years. The outcomes measured were the reduction in MVC-associated childhood deaths and hospitalizations as a result of increased use of BPB seats or seat belts...
  20. ncbi Give Wisconsin children a boost
    Lisa A Uherick
    Pediatric Emergency Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 53226, USA
    WMJ 104:37-40. 2005
    ..Health care providers can help increase booster seat use by educating parents, participating in community campaigns, and advocating for mandatory booster seat laws...
  21. ncbi Child passenger safety and the immunity fallacy: Why what we are doing is not working
    Kelli England Will
    Department of Pediatrics and the Center for Pediatric Research, Eastern Virginia Medical School and Children s Hospital of The King s Daughters, Norfolk, VA 23510 1001, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 37:947-55. 2005
    ..Rather, for maximum behavioral success, injury prevention messages must shock and surprise parents into paying attention to something they would normally dismiss as unimportant...
  22. ncbi Effects of seating position and appropriate restraint use on the risk of injury to children in motor vehicle crashes
    Dennis R Durbin
    TraumaLink, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th St and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 115:e305-9. 2005
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  23. ncbi Infants and children passengers in automobiles
    J Kelley Avery
    Risk Management Committee, State Volunteer Mutual Insurance Company, Brentwood, TN, USA
    Tenn Med 97:538-9. 2004
  24. pmc Child and family safety device affordability by country income level: an 18 country comparison
    D Hendrie
    School of Population Health, University of Western Australia, Nedlands, Australia
    Inj Prev 10:338-43. 2004
    ..To compare availability, urban price, and affordability of child/family safety devices between 18 economically diverse countries...
  25. pmc Trip characteristics of vehicle crashes involving child passengers
    I G Chen
    The Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Inj Prev 11:219-24. 2005
    ..To describe the trip characteristics of vehicle crashes involving children, and to examine the effect of situational factors on front row seating or inappropriate restraint for young children...
  26. pmc A preliminary evaluation of child restraints and anchorage systems for an Australian car
    Judith L Charlton
    Monash University, Accident Research Centre, Clayton, Australia
    Annu Proc Assoc Adv Automot Med 48:73-86. 2004
    ..The findings have important implications for the proposed introduction of changes to Australian Standards for CRS to permit both flexible and rigid systems to coexist with conventional seatbelt anchorage systems...
  27. ncbi Recent trends in child restraint practices in the United States
    Flaura K Winston
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 113:e458-64. 2004
    ..To assess the success of recent outreach activities to promote appropriate child restraint in motor vehicles by examining trends in restraint types used by children under age 9 in 3 large regions of the United States...
  28. ncbi Factors associated with front row seating of children in motor vehicle crashes
    Dennis R Durbin
    Department of Pediatrics and TraumaLink, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Epidemiology 15:345-9. 2004
    ..However, front row seating among these children remains common. To develop future educational and other interventions to decrease front row seating of young children, it is important to examine factors associated with this behavior...
  29. ncbi The impact of a nationwide effort to reduce airbag-related deaths among children: an examination of fatality trends among younger and older age groups
    James L Nichols
    Nichols and Associates, 1712 Abbey Oak Drive, Vienna, VA 22182, United States
    J Safety Res 36:309-20. 2005
    ..This response, implemented in 1996, focused on moving children to a rear seat and increasing proper restraint usage...
  30. pmc Community paediatricians' counseling patterns and knowledge of recommendations relating to child restraint use in motor vehicles
    J Rothenstein
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Inj Prev 10:103-6. 2004
    ..Transport Canada recommends four types of child restraint depending on the size of the child, and recent studies have demonstrated the effectiveness of recommended restraint use...
  31. pmc Effectiveness of high back and backless belt-positioning booster seats in side impact crashes
    Kristy B Arbogast
    The Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, USA
    Annu Proc Assoc Adv Automot Med 49:201-213. 2005
    ..This differential performance of the two types of BPB provides direction for future research into the design and performance of these restraints...
  32. ncbi National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) notes
    Federico E Vaca
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Center for Health and Policy Research, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 43:274-5; discussion 275-7. 2004
  33. ncbi Child passenger injury risk in motor vehicle crashes: a comparison of nighttime and daytime driving by teenage and adult drivers
    Irene G Chen
    The Center for Injury Research and Prevention, Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, and the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine 19104, USA
    J Safety Res 37:299-306. 2006
    ..To examine the association between child passenger injury risk, restraint use, and crash time (day vs. night) for children in crashes of vehicles driven by teenage versus adult drivers...
  34. ncbi Usability issues concerning child restraint system harness design
    Christina M Rudin-Brown
    Ergonomics Division, Road Safety and Motor Vehicle Regulation Directorate, Transport Canada, 330 Sparks Street, 8th Floor, Ottawa, Ont, Canada K1A 0N5
    Accid Anal Prev 35:341-8. 2003
    ..The benefits and costs of various design features are discussed, and a method to test harness design usability is presented...
  35. pmc Misuse study of latch attachment: a series of frontal sled tests
    Rajiv Menon
    The Center for Injury Research and Prevention, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Annu Proc Assoc Adv Automot Med 51:129-54. 2007
    ..The effective reduction was 37% in the HIC values, 6% in the chest G's, 30% in the head excursion, 22 % in the knee excursion and finally 37 % reduction in the Nij values...
  36. ncbi Most precious cargo: child restraints continue to save young lives, but gaps persist in many state laws
    Melissa Savage
    National Conference of State Legislatures, USA
    State Legis 34:32-3. 2008
  37. ncbi Are booster seats needed: comparing occupant outcomes ages 4-7 versus 8-13
    Ted Miller
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, Maryland
    Annu Proc Assoc Adv Automot Med 46:249-59. 2002
    ..If anything, they may fare better...
  38. ncbi Child passenger safety in the school-age population
    Jennifer P Yakupcin
    Emergency Department, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 21:286-90. 2005
  39. ncbi Barriers to booster seat use and strategies to increase their use
    Edith M Simpson
    Division of General Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 110:729-36. 2002
    ..Pediatricians and other advocates have been called on to encourage booster seat use in these children. The objective of this study was to identify barriers to booster seat use and strategies to increase their use...
  40. ncbi JAMA patient page. Vehicle safety and children
    Lise M Stevens
    JAMA 287:1212. 2002
  41. pmc Misuse of child restraint systems in crash situations - danger and possible consequences
    Philippe Lesire
    Laboratoire d Accidentologie, de Biomécanique et d Etudes du Comportement Humain PSA Peugeot Citroen Renault, France
    Annu Proc Assoc Adv Automot Med 51:207-22. 2007
    ..This work provides material for educational and training purposes to help parents understand that child restraints need to be correctly fitted in order to provide the level of protection they are designed for...
  42. ncbi Premature graduation of children in child restraint systems: an observational study
    Lara Vesentini
    Research Institute Architecture, Mobility and Environment, Provincial College Limburg, Agoralaan, Building E, Diepenbeek, Belgium
    Accid Anal Prev 39:867-72. 2007
    ..07% of the children being restrained with seat belts. The risk of incorrectly using the shoulder belt increases when children are prematurely graduated in a CRS. The results are discussed in the light of other studies on this matter...
  43. ncbi [Traffic law compliance in the city of Santa Fe, Argentina]
    Juan Carlos Beltramino
    Hospital de Niños Dr Orlando Alassia, Santa Fe, Provincia de Santa Fe, Argentina
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 22:141-5. 2007
    ..In order to reduce the high rate of mortality from traffic accidents, in addition to legislation and public-awareness campaigns, a system for enforcing compliance is needed...
  44. pmc Frontal sled tests comparing rear and forward facing child restraints with 1-3 year old dummies
    C P Sherwood
    Center for Applied Biomechanics, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    Annu Proc Assoc Adv Automot Med 51:169-80. 2007
    ..Rear facing restraints with support legs provided the best results for all injury measures, while RF restraints in general provided the lowest chest displacements and neck loads...
  45. ncbi Compulsory child restraint seat law and motor vehicle child occupant deaths and injuries in Japan 1994-2005
    E Desapriya
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculties of Medicine and Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 15:93-7. 2008
    ..It was found that the compulsory CRS law enacted in April 2000 did not result in a statistically significant reduction in child MV occupant fatalities and injuries in Japan...
  46. ncbi Seatbelts and the law: how well do we protect Australian children?
    Katie N Reeve
    Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 186:635-8. 2007
    ..Australian parents are confused about the safest restraint and seating position, particularly for children aged > 2 years. Australian child restraint legislation needs to be reviewed to increase the rate of optimal restraint use...
  47. pmc An investigation of child restraint/seatbelt usage in motor vehicles by Maori in Northland New Zealand
    M Brewin
    Injury Prevention Research Centre, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Inj Prev 9:85-6. 2003
    ..To investigate child restraint/seatbelt use by the indigenous (Maori) population in Northland New Zealand...
  48. ncbi Motor-vehicle occupant injury: strategies for increasing use of child safety seats, increasing use of safety belts, and reducing alcohol-impaired driving
    C A Evans
    National Institute for Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    MMWR Recomm Rep 50:1-14. 2001
    ..This report provides additional information regarding these recommendations, briefly describes how the reviews were conducted, and provides information to help apply the interventions locally...
  49. ncbi Children in taxis: an opportunity for pediatricians and emergency physicians to save lives?
    Reza Keshavarz
    North General Hospital, New York, NY 10035, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 22:704-9. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the level of knowledge and compliance of parents with children presenting for emergency care of the National Highway and Traffic Association safety seat guidelines in private cars and taxicabs...
  50. ncbi Correct and incorrect use of child restraints: results from an urban survey in New Zealand
    J C Simpson
    Injury Prevention Research Unit, University of Otago, P O Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 13:260-3. 2006
    ..Correct use is a moderately complex task. Restraint systems need to be designed to minimize the opportunity for error and maximize safety...
  51. ncbi Child motor vehicle occupant and pedestrian casualties before and after enactment of child restraint seats legislation in Japan
    E B R Desapriya
    Institute of Social Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennoudai Tsukubashi, Ibraki 305 8571, Japan
    Inj Control Saf Promot 11:225-30. 2004
    ..The purpose of compulsory child restraint seats legislation in April 2000 was to reduce the number of child passengers killed or injured in motor vehicle crashes...
  52. pmc Home safety measures and the risk of unintentional injury among young children: a multicentre case-control study
    John C LeBlanc
    IWK Health Centre and the Department of Pediatrics, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
    CMAJ 175:883-7. 2006
    ....
  53. ncbi Pediatric preparedness of US emergency departments: a 2003 survey
    Marianne Gausche-Hill
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, 1000 W Carson St, Box 21, Torrance, CA 90509, USA
    Pediatrics 120:1229-37. 2007
    ..Our goal was to assess the degree of pediatric preparedness of emergency departments in the United States...
  54. ncbi The use of baby walkers in Iranian infants
    F Shiva
    Department of Paediatrics, Shahid Beheshti Medical University, Paediatric Infections Research Centre, Mofid Children s Hospital, Dr Shariati Avenue, Tehran 15468154, Iran
    Singapore Med J 51:645-9. 2010
    ..A study was conducted to define the pattern of baby walker usage and the rate of walker-related injuries in infants, as well as to determine the effects of baby walkers on the start of independent walking among infants...
  55. ncbi Knowledge and attitude of Turkish parents regarding car safety seats for children
    Esra Sevketoglu
    Department of Pediatrics, Bakirkoy Dr Sadi Konuk Research and Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg 15:482-6. 2009
    ..Car safety seats protect children in a crash if they are used correctly. The objective of this study was to assess the level of parental knowledge and their attitudes regarding car safety seats...
  56. ncbi Motor vehicle injury prevention: current recommendations for child passenger safety
    M Denise Dowd
    University of Missouri Kansas City, MO, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 20:778-82; quiz 783-5. 2004
  57. ncbi Infant bath seats, drowning and near-drowning
    R W Byard
    Forensic Science Centre and Child Protection Unit, Women s and Children s Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 40:305-7. 2004
    ..To investigate the possible role of infant bathtub seats in drowning and near-drowning episodes in infants...
  58. ncbi The appropriate and inappropriate use of child restraint seats in Manitoba
    John Blair
    Department of Pediatric Orthopaedics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 15:151-6. 2008
    ..Failure to use child restraint systems properly can contribute to serious injury or death of a child...
  59. ncbi A reusable diaper evaluation within a children's hospital
    R J Dooley
    Children s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
    Hosp Mater Manage Q 15:77-85. 1994
    ..Although reusable diapers may be considered to be a better environmental choice, there are currently not enough overriding incentives to make a switch at this time...
  60. ncbi The Christmas crib
    David Watkins
    Pract Midwife 8:46. 2005
  61. ncbi Interaction between bed sharing and other sleep environments during the first six months of life
    Pat Buckley
    Department of Physiology, Adelaide University, 5005, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Early Hum Dev 66:123-32. 2002
    ..This may be of significance in studies which examine the relationship between bed sharing and sudden infant death syndrome...
  62. ncbi Challenges associated with the evaluation of a dental health promotion programme in a deprived urban area
    G M Davies
    Manchester Primary Care Trust, Manchester UK
    Community Dent Health 24:117-21. 2007
    ..It exemplifies the problems of undertaking population based interventions in deprived communities...
  63. ncbi Falls from highchairs
    Johannes Schalamon
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 34, 8036, Graz, Austria
    Eur J Pediatr 165:732-3. 2006
  64. doi Child restraint use in 2006--use of correct restraint types
    Mary Pat McKay
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Center for Injury Prevention and Control, The George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 51:206-7; discussion 207-9. 2008
  65. ncbi Effectiveness of child safety seats vs seat belts in reducing risk for death in children in passenger vehicle crashes
    Michael R Elliott
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:617-21. 2006
    ..To provide an estimate of benefit, if any, of child restraint systems over seat belts alone for children aged from 2 through 6 years...
  66. ncbi An analysis of deaths in portable cribs and playpens: what can be learned?
    Allison Jackson
    Freddie Mac Foundation Child and Adolescent Protection Center, Children s National Medical Center, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 47:261-6. 2008
    ..Programs recommending and using playpens/portable cribs as routine infant sleep surfaces must be aware of the need for additional guidance regarding use of playpens/portable cribs...
  67. ncbi Concern over bottle holding pillow
    Tricia Ker-Davies
    Community Pract 78:448. 2005
  68. ncbi Effect of booster seat laws on appropriate restraint use by children 4 to 7 years old involved in crashes
    Flaura K Winston
    Center for Injury Research and Prevention, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3535 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:270-5. 2007
    ..To quantify the independent contribution of recently enacted booster seat laws on appropriate restraint use by child passengers in motor vehicles...
  69. ncbi Reconstruction of crashes involving injured child occupants: the risk of serious injuries associated with sub-optimal restraint use may be reduced by better controlling occupant kinematics
    Lynne E Bilston
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, University of New South Wales Randwick New South Wales, Australia
    Traffic Inj Prev 8:47-61. 2007
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  70. pmc Vehicle interior interactions and kinematics of rear facing child restraints in frontal crashes
    C P Sherwood
    Center for Applied Biomechanics, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    Annu Proc Assoc Adv Automot Med 49:215-28. 2005
    ..Attachment methods which reduce child restraint rotation and more rigidly couple the restraint to the vehicle result in the best safety performance...
  71. ncbi How learning to shake a rattle affects 8-month-old infants' perception of the rattle's sound: electrophysiological evidence for action-effect binding in infancy
    Markus Paulus
    Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition, and Behaviour, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Dev Cogn Neurosci 2:90-6. 2012
    ..Our results provide therefore electrophysiological evidence that infants as young as 8 months are able to acquire bidirectional action-effect associations and parallel findings of audiovisual mirror neurons in the monkey brain...
  72. ncbi Evaluation of community-based programs to increase booster seat use
    Renée M St Louis
    University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, 2901 Baxter Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2150, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 40:295-302. 2008
    ..Findings from the study can be useful to other communities interested in implementing programs to increase the use of booster seats...
  73. pmc Risk of cardio-respiratory abnormalities in preterm infants placed in car seats: a cross-sectional study
    Vallier C Ojadi
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatal Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    BMC Pediatr 5:28. 2005
    ....
  74. ncbi Screening for risky alcohol use among caregivers of pediatric trauma patients: a pilot study
    R Todd Maxson
    Trauma Services, Dell Children s Medical Center of Central Texas, Austin, Texas 78723, USA
    J Trauma 67:S37-42. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate a pilot screening process for risky drinking caregivers, to determine rates of risky alcohol use, and to assess potential relationships between risky drinking and child safety behaviors...
  75. pmc Italy introduces "baby boxes" to save lives of abandoned newborns
    Clare Chapman
    BMJ 332:322. 2006
  76. ncbi Using a focus group to determine car seat use among mothers of children aged 3 to 7 years
    Barbara Medoff-Cooper
    Pediatric Nursing, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 32:165-9. 2007
    ..This study built on prior research and examined the beliefs, behaviors, barriers and motivating factors for use of child car seats with children aged 3 to 7 years...
  77. ncbi Child safety seat counseling: three keys to safety
    Frances Biagioli
    Oregon Health and Science University, Portland 97219, USA
    Am Fam Physician 72:473-8. 2005
    ..Boost Until Big Enough" emphasizes that children need to use booster seats until they are big enough to fit properly into an adult safety belt...
  78. ncbi The effectiveness of a multimedia intervention on parents' knowledge and use of vehicle safety systems for children
    Anne W Snowdon
    Odette School of Business, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr Nurs 23:126-39. 2008
    ..Results indicated that knowledge increased significantly following the intervention. Use of professional sources of information was an important factor that is linked with increased parents' knowledge...
  79. ncbi Growth of healthy term infants fed an extensively hydrolyzed casein-based or free amino acid-based infant formula: a randomized, double-blind, controlled trial
    Marlene W Borschel
    1Abbott Nutrition, Abbott Laboratories, Columbus, OH, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 52:910-7. 2013
    ..This study demonstrates that AF supports normal growth of infants comparable to that of infants fed HF during the critical first 4 months of life. ..
  80. ncbi Physiological and biomechanical responses while running with and without a stroller
    J D Smith
    Department of Health and Physical Education, Texas A and M University, Kingsville, TX, USA
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 45:270-6. 2005
    ..The hypothesis was that running with a stroller for 30 minutes would shorten stride length and increase physiological indices of exercise...
  81. ncbi Development of a child safety seat Hassles Scale in a largely low-income Latino population
    Phyllis F Agran
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Center for Trauma and Injury Prevention Research, University of California Irvine, 101 The City Dr, Building 200, Suite 715, Orange, California 92868, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e85-91. 2006
    ..Several factors have been reported to influence child safety seat use. A child safety seat Hassles Scale was developed to explore hassles that are associated with child safety seat nonuse...
  82. ncbi Hypothermia: prevention at community level
    D Morley
    Institute of Child Health, University of London, UK
    Trop Doct 32:22-4. 2002
  83. ncbi Automotive child restraint systems in northeastern Italy
    F Valent
    Unit of Hygiene and Epidemiology, DPMSC, University of Udine, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 92:958-64. 2003
    ..To evaluate the use of automotive restraint systems among children in Northeast of Italy and to describe parental knowledge and reasons for either use or non-use...
  84. ncbi Delivery of HFA and CFC salbutamol from spacer devices used in infancy
    J C Dubus
    Department of Pediatrics, CHU Timone Enfants, 13385 Cedex 5, Marseille, France
    Int J Pharm 222:101-8. 2001
    ..05). Only Airomir produced a similar FPD with all three spacer devices. Chlorofluorocarbon-salbutamol pMDIs are not generics when used with spacer devices. The three spacer devices may be used interchangeably with Airomir...
  85. ncbi Pediatric residents buckle up: a child safety seat training program for pediatric residents
    J A Tender
    Department of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 1:333-7. 2001
    ..The intervention group rated the CSS installation session as extremely helpful. CONCLUSION: A hands-on educational program can be an effective, well-accepted method for increasing pediatric residents' knowledge about CSS use...
  86. ncbi Leaching of bisphenol A from new and old babies' bottles, and new babies' feeding teats
    B L L Tan
    Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Asia Pac J Public Health 15:118-23. 2003
    ..30 ng/cm2 respectively. Bisphenol A was observed to have leached from babies' feeding teats into 37 degrees C water ranged from non-detectable to 22.86 ng/g. The technique employed in this study is fast, reliable and economical...
  87. ncbi Re: Baby car seats
    Janet B Lloyd
    RCM Midwives J 5:140. 2002
  88. ncbi Locomotor milestones and babywalkers. Statistics may have been chosen to produce the required conclusions
    Gillian V Weeks
    BMJ 325:657. 2002
  89. ncbi Effect of head support on oxygen saturation in preterm infants restrained in a car seat
    Shaul Dollberg
    Department of Neonatology, Lis Maternity Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Am J Perinatol 19:115-8. 2002
    ..Oxygenation is not improved in relatively healthy preterm infants placed in a car seat when their head is supported to prevent lateral movements by a special apparatus...
  90. ncbi The effects of a contoured foam seat on postural alignment and upper-extremity function in infants with neuromotor impairments
    Kathleen Washington
    Division of Physical Therapy, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Box 356490, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Phys Ther 82:1064-76. 2002
    ..Parental perceptions regarding the use and effects of the CFS also were assessed via semistructured interviews...
  91. ncbi Child restraint system use and misuse in six states
    Lawrence E Decina
    Trans Analytics, LLC, 1722 Sumneytown Pike, P O Box 328, Kulpsville, PA 19443, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 37:583-90. 2005
    ..Other types of CRS misuses were also observed and recorded in the study. Recommendations are provided for field observation techniques, periodic monitoring, and research for education and enforcement strategies...
  92. ncbi Evaluating the impact of child safety seat check-up events on parental knowledge
    Ashley B Herring
    Health Sciences Department, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, USA
    J Ark Med Soc 99:187-90. 2002
    ..Additionally, participants believed that car seats are of great importance and do protect their children in the event of a crash...
  93. ncbi Critical gaps in child passenger safety practices, surveillance, and legislation: Georgia, 2001
    Catherine Staunton
    National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Pediatrics 115:372-9. 2005
    ....
  94. ncbi Injury caused by baby walkers: the predicted outcomes of mandatory regulations
    Peter G Thompson
    Epidemiology Branch, South Australian Department of Human Services, PO Box 6, Rundle Mall, Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia
    Med J Aust 177:147-8. 2002
    ..To examine the potential of the New South Wales baby-walker regulation to reduce injury...
  95. ncbi Factors influencing the use of booster seats: a state-wide survey of parents
    C Raymond Bingham
    University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, 2901 Baxter Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2150, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 38:1028-37. 2006
    ..The need for booster seat laws, issues of social equity, and implications for intervention were discussed...
  96. pmc Providing car seat checks with well-child visits at an urban health center: a pilot study
    Kyran P Quinlan
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637 1470, USA
    Inj Prev 13:352-4. 2007
    ..To evaluate a pilot program of providing child restraint system (CRS) checks by certified technicians with well-child care in an urban health center serving a low-income community...
  97. ncbi A longitudinal study of the effectiveness of a multi-media intervention on parents' knowledge and use of vehicle safety systems for children
    Anne W Snowdon
    University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada
    Accid Anal Prev 41:498-505. 2009
    ..The results of this study can help guide the development and implementation of future intervention programs and injury prevention policy...
  98. pmc Head injuries in infants: the risks of bouncy chairs and car seats
    T Wickham
    Department of Paediatric Accident and Emergency, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, UK
    Arch Dis Child 86:168-9. 2002
    ..To establish whether the incorrect use of bouncy chairs (BC) and car seats (CS) is a significant cause of injuries in babies...
  99. ncbi Feeding behaviour of infants with cleft lip and palate
    K Mizuno
    Chiba Children s Hospital, Division of Neonatology, Chiba, Chiba City, Japan
    Acta Paediatr 91:1227-32. 2002
    ..The difference in intra-oral movements between the type-P teat, modified for the evaluation of feeding behaviour, and an unmodified type-P teat was also compared using ultrasonography...
  100. ncbi Parents' knowledge about and use of child safety systems
    Anne W Snowdon
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 38:98-114. 2006
    ..The authors recommend that nurses develop a comprehensive and systematic strategy to ensure that families understand how to secure children in vehicles using the correct safety seat for the child's height, weight, and age...
  101. ncbi A pilot survey of child restraint and seating position in cars in Florence Health Authority area
    C Lorini
    Public Health Department, University of Florence, Italy
    Ann Ig 19:161-6. 2007
    ..In spite of the introduction of New Italian road traffic law, in the study area the modality of children's transport in cars was frequently not correct, which constitutes a risk for the health of this specific target group...

Research Grants16

  1. Development of Guidelines and Assessment Tools for Truck Ingress/Egress
    Matthew Reed; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The guidelines and assessment methods will be disseminated through publications, standards organizations, and a dedicated website. ..
  2. Longitudinal study of caries in a rural WIC population
    John Warren; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Data from this pilot study will be of great value and will position the study team to effectively conduct future intervention studies to reduce oral health disparities. ..
  3. Tailored Web Program to Reduce At-Risk College Drinking
    C Raymond Bingham; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..If effective, the proposed intervention could be inexpensively modified to deliver effective interventions to large numbers of university students, members of other populations, and to target other health risk behaviors. ..
  4. The Johns Hopkins Injury Control Research Center
    Andrea Gielen; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Application Not Provided ..
  5. Health Literacy and Child Prevention Injury
    Andrea Gielen; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  6. Evaluating Child Safety Product Dissemination and Educa*
    Andrea Gielen; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract not provided ..
  7. Brief Child Safety Interventions in Emergency Department
    Andrea Gielen; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..With the ever growing access to computers in medical care settings, the Safety in Seconds program should be readily adaptable to other pediatric emergency department settings that serve vulnerable populations. ..
  8. PROTOONCOGENE GALPHAI2 IN LUNG EPITHELIAL CELL GROWTH
    THOMAS KINANE; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  9. The Genetic Epidemiology of Asthma in Costa Rica
    JUAN CELEDON; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..In addition, it will create a bank of phenotypic and genotypic information that will facilitate further hypothesis testing in a unique patient cohort. ..
  10. Family Functioning of Adults Maltreated as Children
    David DiLillo; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  11. CONTROL OF BREATHING IN RECOVERY FROM APNEA
    Bradley Thach; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Louis, MO.) of infants dying suddenly and unexpectedly to determine if post mortem body temperature indicates involvement of overheating or disorders of thermoregulation in SIDS. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  12. UNDERSTANDING OCCUPATIONAL INJURY AND ILLNESS TRENDS
    Ted Miller; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..We also will pilot test use of an input-output model to assess the impact of occupational injury/illness on the economy. ..
  13. MEDICALLY TREATED AND FATAL SUICIDE ACTS: NUMBER & COST
    Ted Miller; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..We expect the model to suggest the estimated annual US suicide death toll is 5%-7% above reported levels. (5) To modify an existing injury cost model to more accurately cost suicide acts and apply the model to national data. ..